Jeffrey Henderson

Jeffrey Henderson, GM02, MD02, was ­awarded the AABB’s (Association for the Advancement of Blood & Biotherapies) 2021 President’s Award in recognition of his critical work as part of the COVID-19 Convalescent Plasma Project Group, which helped advance the science regarding therapeutic options for convalescent plasma. Henderson was a co-founder of the group with colleagues from […]

Rachel Permut

Rachel Permut, LA02, joined Gridiron as chief strategy officer in Houston, working on the ­development of a portfolio of distributed energy companies.

Aaron Cohn

Aaron Cohn, GR02, GR03, competed a two-year postdoctoral fellowship in couple and family therapy at the Family Institute at ­Northwestern University, where he is now a staff therapist and clinical supervising faculty for the master of science in marriage and ­family therapy program. Cohn is also an ­associate ­editor of the Encyclopedia of ­Couple and […]

Cokey Nguyen

Cokey Nguyen, GM02, is chief scientific officer at San Francisco–based Atara Biotherapeutics, leading the development of next-generation allogeneic cell therapies for cancer and autoimmune diseases. Previously, Nguyen was vice president of innovation, research and development at Fate Therapeutics.

Jonah Chiarenza

Jonah Chiarenza, AR02, and Emily Lammert, AR02, in 2020 designed and built a custom “parklet” for the City of Melrose, Mass., as a volunteer effort to support outdoor economic and recreational activity during the pandemic. Three parklets now operate thanks to their charitable efforts. While at WashU, both studied in Copenhagen, Denmark, and they restarted […]

Avital Livny,

Avital Livny, LA02, penned Trust and the Islamic Advantage: Religious-Based Movements in Turkey and the Muslim World (Cambridge University Press, 2020), which is based on her dissertation research. She writes that she can see a clear thread from her course work at WashU to her research and teaching today. Livny is an assistant professor of […]

Franci Fealk

Franci Fealk, LA02, and her husband, Michael Skolnick, welcomed a daughter, Molly Samantha, on Dec. 21, 2020. The family resides in Indianapolis. Fealk’s grandmother, Louise Fealk, LA70, and her aunts, Michelle Fealk, LA06, and Susan Skolnick, LA88, are also Washington University alumnae.

Brent Douglas

Brent Douglas, LA02, joined Hahn Loeser’s San Diego office as a partner. His practice focuses on employment compliance and litigation support to businesses.